Before Adam [NOOK Book]

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Written in 1906, "Before Adam" is a bit of a departure from London's other novels. Still an adventure novel, this one revolves around the dreams of a young boy, dreams that involve racial memories and the knowledge of his prior existence as a man-like creature named Big Tooth living in prehistoric times. "These are our ancestors, and their history is our history. Remember that as surely as we one day swung down out of the trees and walked upright, just as surely, on a far earlier day, did we crawl up out of the ...
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Before Adam

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Overview

Written in 1906, "Before Adam" is a bit of a departure from London's other novels. Still an adventure novel, this one revolves around the dreams of a young boy, dreams that involve racial memories and the knowledge of his prior existence as a man-like creature named Big Tooth living in prehistoric times. "These are our ancestors, and their history is our history. Remember that as surely as we one day swung down out of the trees and walked upright, just as surely, on a far earlier day, did we crawl up out of the sea and achieve our first adventure on land."

Jack London’s classic novel has been formatted or optimal viewing on the Nook and is equipped with an active Table of Contents for smooth and simple navigation!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014995634
  • Publisher: A & L eBooks
  • Publication date: 7/27/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 798 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    London Departure

    An interesting take on evolution, written during a time when the concept was taking center stage. Enjoyed the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2012

    Decent

    Decent enough of a copy to read, less spelling errors than most copies. Story-wise, it's interesting enough. I was pleased with the writing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2012

    Interesting yet sad

    This book gives you a lot to think about. Good writing, but a bit abusive to the reader by battering around the protaginist.

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